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Possible to use SHD as processor only? 2 months 4 days ago #57690

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Negative feedback reduces errors in the forward path of a system, that includes the effect of the load on an amplifier, so yes, reduced negative feedback would result in larger errors with changing loads.

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Possible to use SHD as processor only? 2 months 4 days ago #57691

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So... my GF just came in and listened to a couple of songs. She knows absolutely nothing about stereo stuff. Asked her if she noticed anything different with the added "music thing".

"It sounds more smooth".
 

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Possible to use SHD as processor only? 2 months 4 days ago #57692

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Negative feedback reduces errors in the forward path of a system, that includes the effect of the load on an amplifier, so yes, reduced negative feedback would result in larger errors with changing loads.

Mmm that makes sense. I remember reading a while ago that a model of valve amp can sound different with different owners as it will change slightly depending on the speakers it's paired with.

The speakers I settled on pairing with my amps have a very flat impedance curve only spiking briefly at around 80hz. I only realised that valve amps 'prefer' flat curves and realised my speakers had this after purchase so I got a little lucky there.

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Possible to use SHD as processor only? 2 months 4 days ago #57693

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The difference should be a variation in the frequency response, exactly what Dirac is very good at correcting so maybe Dirac has an added benefit for tube amp owners :)

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Possible to use SHD as processor only? 2 months 4 days ago #57694

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I reckon so! 👍

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